The Indian Himalayan Region urgently needs waste disposal and processing facilities

plastic pollution on himalaya

The Indian Himalayan Region (IHR) spans over 5.37 lakh km2 nearly 16.2% of the total geographical area of the country. Administratively, the ten states i.e. Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura and Meghalaya are fully covered in Indian Himalayan Region, while West Bengal and Assam are partially covered including […]

Climate Change is wreaking havoc in the Himalayas

dam on himalaya

The Himalayas were here before our anthropoid ancestors (monkeys and apes) evolved into Homo Sapiens as our species is called, and ultimately this geological spectacle of the earth’s crust will outlast our species. Apart from being among the many marvels of Nature, the Himalayas are a source of many of the world’s largest river systems including […]

Report on Social survey for usage of Single use plastic

Abstract Plastic pollution is the accumulation of plastic objects and particles (e.g. plastic bottles, bags and microbeads) in the Earth’s environment that adversely affects wildlife, wildlife habitat, and humans. However, humans, due to sheer numbers and our modern, industrialized lifestyles, have created more plastic waste than nature can cope with and in some cases, we have completely devastated whole ecosystems. The intensity of plastic pollution along the […]